If you are about to move to Salt Lake City, or you already live there but want to move to a better place, you should know that you have a lot of choices when it comes to the kind of apartment that you can live in. It’s not like New York City where everything is expensive, no matter if an apartment is cheap-looking.
If you take a look at the listings of the different apartments in Salt Lake City, you will see that apartments with the same number of bedrooms can have a huge difference in the price. For example, we saw two listings for two-bedroom apartments and while one cost only $750 to rent, the other cost $1,750. If that is not a big difference in price, we do not know what is. But then again, the differences in the rental price come with very good reasons.
One very good reason why an apartment might be very cheap is the square footage or the space that you can use. Yes, we have seen one-bedroom apartments in Utah that have only have 300 square meters in space, while there are other one-bedroom apartments that have a square footage of 1,000 square meters. Of course, the difference in the measurements is reflected in the dollar amounts of the rental price.
What you want to do, if you are apartment hunting is to take a look at the different listings and compare their prices and specs. As we said before, no apartment is expensive for no reason at all. There is always a justification for the price. If it’s not the actual space that can be used, it might be the facilities within the apartment. There are apartments that do offer more and have a swimming pool and a gym that you can exercise in, while there are those that do not have it at all because they are not managed apartments.
Some places are also fully-furnished while there are those that you have to fill from floor to ceiling, and this again is reflected in the rental price.
Another factor that can affect the price of a place is its relative location. Obviously, an apartment that just sits across a shopping mall or a park is going to cost more than those that do not.
When it comes to choosing an apartment, make sure to know what your priorities are.